France banned the hiring too skinny models

France banned the hiring too skinny models

MOSCOW, may 6 — RIA Novosti. A law prohibiting the hiring of models with too low weight, in force in France, transmits television and radio bi-Bi-si

Girls will need to present a certificate from the doctor confirming that their body mass index is within normal limits.

According to the Minister of health of France Marisol, this law aims to combat eating disorders and the desire for unattainable ideals of beauty.

In addition, according to the law, from October 1 on all processed photos of the models in the media should be marked “retouched picture”.

Employers who violate the law could face a fine of 75 thousand euros and imprisonment of up to six months.